Two join Mohawk Valley Health System as directors

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Registered Nurse Diane Potter has joined the Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) as the director of Education at MVHS Rehabilitation and Nursing Center (RNC).

In this role, Potter will plan and coordinate ongoing education functions of the facility as well as programs for new employees.

Most recently, Potter was nurse manager of the Acute Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit, where she was responsible for quality, scheduling, customer satisfaction and patient education.

Potter also developed a process that improved effectiveness of patient discharge instructions, helping to avoid unnecessary hospital readmissions. Prior to that, she held the position of nurse manager at APEX Surgery Center.

Potter earned her master’s degree in Nursing Education and bachelor’s degree in Nursing from SUNY Polytechnic Institute in Marcy.

Chisom Ugwuoke has joined MVHS as the director of the Service Response Center (SRC) and Patient Transport.

Most recently, Ugwuoke held the positions of assistant director and patient flow manager at Sinai Hospital in Baltimore, Md.

Ugwuoke earned his master’s degree from Grand Canyon University in Phoenix, Arizona, and bachelor’s degree in Finance and Business Management from Slippery Rock University in Slippery Rock, Pa.

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